Business

Placer County joins region in job gains

The unemployment rate in Placer County was 5.8 percent in October, unchanged from the previous month but a marked drop from a year ago. The California Economic Development Departm ...

City Council approves inter-fund loan for gravity sewer and reclaimed water

Council’s discussion about whether to use inter-fund monies to bankroll capital improvements consumed nearly half of Tuesday night’s three-hour Lincoln City Council mee ...

Santa’s coming to downtown early at Dec. 6 craft boutique

The big guy in the red suit is making an appearance Saturday, Dec. 6 and will be available for photo ops and gift consultations with youth at the Christmas Craft Boutique.   ...

PCAR holds food drive Saturday

The 10th annual Placer County Association of Realtors food drive will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Safeway in the Lincoln Town Center and at WalMart on Lincoln Boulev ...

Walmart and Lincoln Salt Mine help create a nicer holiday for many area residents

Joyce Tillotson, a Lincoln Hills Community Church member, recently applied for and received a $1,000 grant from Walmart in Roseville for The Salt Mine Ministry to be used toward ...

Placer supes in wrangle over Sheridan industrial downzone

A Sheridan property owner is fighting a Placer County proposal that would downzone his land. Pete DiGiordano, owner of the targeted 33-acre Nader Road parcel, pleaded with the Pla ...

Help make Thanksgiving happy for some families

Lincoln residents can help ensure that residents in need have a nice Thanksgiving dinner. On Nov. 20, the Lincoln Professional Firefighters Association, Local 4356, partnering wit ...

City saves almost $100,000 a year through Friends of the Lincoln Libraries donations

The nonprofit Friends of the Lincoln Libraries donates $95,000 a year to the Twelve Bridges Library to present programs and buy books, DVDs and other needed materials. Some of ...

Downtown attracting new businesses

There are some new kids on the block. More specifically, new businesses have moved to the Lincoln Boulevard block in downtown Lincoln. In March, Jim D’Ambrosio opened Linco ...

One business leader’s perspective on downtown Lincoln

Ruth Alves has a unique perspective of whether Lincoln’s downtown seems busier, in terms of visitors and businesses. Currently the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce&rsquo ...